Eclipse glasses are the hottest gadget in town as South Mississippi prepares for the solar eclipse on Aug. 21. Homemade filters or ordinary sunglasses, even very dark ones, are not safe for looking at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed Sun.
Eclipse glasses are the hottest gadget in town as South Mississippi prepares for the solar eclipse on Aug. 21. Homemade filters or ordinary sunglasses, even very dark ones, are not safe for looking at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed Sun. Courtesy Mark Margolis Rainbow Symphony
Eclipse glasses are the hottest gadget in town as South Mississippi prepares for the solar eclipse on Aug. 21. Homemade filters or ordinary sunglasses, even very dark ones, are not safe for looking at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed Sun. Courtesy Mark Margolis Rainbow Symphony

Eclipse glasses are getting hard to find in South Mississippi

August 08, 2017 05:00 AM

UPDATED August 08, 2017 05:00 AM

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